Saturday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 306, JW Marriott
Empire and Mining
A special session. Presiding: Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, Univ. of North Dakota
1. “The Prospector Event: William McCardell and the Banff Springs,” Jennifer Blair, Univ. of Ottawa
2. “Mine Craft: Mining, Minerals, and Empire in Nineteenth-Century South African and Australian Literature,” Rebecca Weaver-Hightower
3. “Potosi, Seen from Bordeaux: Montaigne on Mining,” Phillip Usher, New York Univ.
4. “Baldomero Lillo’s Coal Stories, Naturalism, and the ‘Underside of Modernity,’” Pedro Garcia-Caro, Univ. of Oregon
For abstracts, write to email@example.com after 1 Nov.